Summer in Maryland usually comes with a very mixed bag of weather: heat, rain storms and more. And this summer, that weather has both helped some crops and hurt some others.
Our recent cold snap might be measured in days, but it could linger for farmers.
The Maryland Department of Agriculture is withdrawing proposed fertilizer regulations.
Eastern Shore farmers are expressing concerns about new rules relating to how they apply poultry manure to their crops.
Delaware and Maryland farmers are expecting bumper crops of corn and soybeans this year thanks to good growing conditions.
Right on the heels of the Asian stinkbug invasion comes a new pest. This one’s called the kudzu bug. It packs a real potential for trouble.
It’s going to be a record year for cover crops in Maryland’s coming season.
Maryland agriculture officials are encouraging farmers to buy crop insurance.
The governors of Delaware and Maryland are joining an effort to persuade federal officials to ease renewable fuel standards because of a severe drought that has led to a drop in corn supplies and a corresponding increase in corn prices.
The drought is cutting so deeply into Maryland crops, the governor is asking the federal government to declare 14 counties drought disaster zones.
High temperatures and low rainfall are creating problems in many parts of Maryland, from bad crops to the threat of brush fires.
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